CARLING FIRE SERVICES
No Day Burning Allowed!
Carling Fire Department
Open Fire Fact Sheet
All Fires must be attended until extinguished.
Burning cannot be an inconvenience or irritation to others.
Only wood, paper and other similar organic materials can be burned.
What is a Campfire?
- Must be for cooking or warmth.
- Less than one metre in height and less than one metre in diameter.
- Must be greater than one metre from combustible materials.
- Must be 3 metres from tree canopy.
A permit is required for all other Burning.
When Burning with a permit…
- The fire must be less than two metres in diameter and less than 2 metres in height.
- The fire must be more than two metres from combustible materials
- The fire may be started two hours before sunset and extinguished by two hours after sunrise the next day.
- An adequate water supply is required as is an operable phone when burning.
Please Do Not Burn when it is windy.
If you see an uncontrolled fire please call 911.
Remember the words of Smokey the Bear … “Only you can prevent wildfires!”
Please be advised that absolutely no field burning is allowed in the Township of Carling.
If you have any questions, please contact Gord Harrison, Carling Deputy Fire Chief 705-342-5856 Ext. 430
INFORMATION ON THE FIRE DANGER RATING SYSTEM
Permits will be issued for brush burning and incinerators.
Ignition of forest fuels will be difficult and spread potential is limited. No control problems.
Permits will be issued.
Grasses, dry branches will easily ignite. Spread to adjacent fuels would be slow. Control of fire may be difficult. Take normal precautions.
Restrictions will be in effect. Fire Permits Will Be Cancelled. Fires for cooking will be allowed.
Most forest fuels will ignite easily and spread rapidly. Control would be difficult.
Restrictions will be in effect. No Open Burning Allowed. Fires for cooking are only allowed in recognized campgrounds. All other burning is restricted.
The forest fuels are dry and explosive. Sparks will ignite fuels easily and spread would be rapid; virtually impossible to control.
IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE INDIVIDUAL TO CHECK THE FIRE RATING BEFORE STARTING TO BURN.